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Find the languages course for you

Courses to become an expert in another language, develop translation skills, or help you develop a career overseas 

On our language degree courses, you can specialise in teaching, translation, interpreting, linguistics, and professional communication, alongside multimedia language learning.

You can study one or two modern languages at degree level and even add a third optional language as part of your studies. You could learn about the culture and history of the countries in which your languages are spoken, and can also explore using languages across different professions.

A Languages degree can set you up for career as a translator, linguist, interpreter, teacher or roles working for international business or NGOs.

Why study Languages?

  • We have language and linguistic experts who'll teach you in digital language labs including our Interpreter Training Suite which has the latest interpreting hardware and software. You can develop conference interpreting skills and replicate professional environments.
  • You will go on a year abroad to immerse yourself in the culture of the countries where your chosen languages are spoken. You'll develop your linguistic skills while making memories you'll never forget.
  • You could get an internationally-recognised teaching qualification, such as the Trinity Certificate in TESOL as part of your languages degree on some of our courses. 
  • Our Initial Teacher Training (ITT) qualification enables you to be eligible for QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and teach foreign languages in an English or Welsh secondary school. You'll be eligible for a £9,000 bursary when you finish the final year of your degree.  
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I had the most fantastic experience on this course. I went to study abroad as past of the Erasmus+ scheme, which completed my course perfectly and initiated the path into my career. It was the most perfect opportunity.

Lauren Cooper, BA (Hons) Modern Languages